Tehran, Oct 31, 2019 (ICANA) - Fatemeh Zolghadr, head of Iranian delegation to the Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) 1st Executive Council Meeting emphasized the importance of promoting friendly relations between Iran and Qatar.
She made the remarks in a meeting with speaker of Consultative Assembly of Qatar.
Expressing congratulations over Qatar joining APA, Zolghadr said today parliamentary diplomacy plays major role in reinforcing bilateral and multilateral cooperation.
Consultative Assembly of Qatar has proved that it is a good host for APA, she said suggesting Qatar to host the event.
She also appreciated Qatari speaker’s remarks and stances with regard to Palestine, saying thanks to recent developments in the region, Palestine is regarded as an important issue which should be considered by Asian states and especially Islamic ones.
Meanwhile, Qatari speaker praised the supports provided by the Islamic Parliament of Iran of Qatar’s membership in APA.
He said cooperation between Iran and Qatar is developing.
He also expressed hope for promoting parliamentary relations in line with other cooperation.
Consultative Assembly of Qatar will try to have active and important role in APA, he reiterated.